Quotation Explorer - 'Profitable'

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. - Aeschylus
Each decision you make today has the potential to unlock and open doors of profitable benefits or close the doors to great opportunities. Think before you act and make your decisions wisely today. - DeWayne Owens
It is the duty of every generation of writers and artists to find fresh ways of expressing the habitual circumstances of the human condition. To serve up the lukewarm remains of yesterdays dinner is easy, profitable and popular, (for a while). It is also wrong. - Jeanette Winterson
Most people think that making a living from books is fun or joyful, but there's much more to it than what the eyes can see, and I wish I had more time for more profitable and also joyful activities. - Robin Sacredfire
Narcissism is as profitable to a model as scruffiness is to a homeless person. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Every person is a project, God's project, I want to be the most profitable one. - Amit Kalantri
Friendship is selfless love, care, respect, and honor not a profitable opportunity. - Santosh Kalwar
To be profitable, practice diligence.To be successful, practice excellence.To be influential, practice intelligence.To be honorable, practice prudence.To be blissful, practice kindness.To be joyful, practice goodness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it's profitable. - James Rouse
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it. - Dick Cavett
The gentleman understands what is moral. The small man understands what is profitable. - Confucius
For a writer it's a genuinely interesting and hopefully profitable era that makes a variety of books available to a variety of readers, extending both what's available and who gets to read it. - Sara Sheridan
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control. - Don Marquis
The most profitable way to live this life is to trust no soul. - Auliq-Ice
Human security depends on a system where each rational individual calculates that it is more profitable not to rebel. - Mark Gough
Our possessions are not ours- God has given them to us to cultivate, that we may make them fruitful and profitable in His Service, and so doing we shall please Him. - Francis de Sales
Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
When we can say "no" not only to things that are wrong and sinful, but also to things pleasant, profitable, and good which would hinder and clog our grand duties and our chief work, we shall understand more fully what life is worth, and how to make the most of it.
Sometimes what's right isn't as important as what's profitable. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never lie when the truth is more profitable. - Stanislaw J. Lec
Eliminating what is not wanted or needed is profitable in itself.
Honesty is for the most part, less profitable than dishonesty. - Plato
I’ve always believed writing ads is the second most profitable form of writing. The first is ransom notes… - Phil Dusenberry
Nullus est liber tam malus ut non aliqua parte prosit - There is no book so bad that it is not profitable on some part. - Pliny the Younger
Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles. - Paul A. Samuelson
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